Castletown, Mountrath

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Castletown, Mountrath (school) (Castletown, Co. Laois), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Mhearnáin.

Original reference: 0826/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Laois county schools

  1. Castletown (p. 003-004)
  2. Castletown Fair (p. 005-006)
  3. St Aongus (p. 007-008)
  4. Gort na Cle (p. 008-009)
  5. Aughabo (p. 010-012)
  6. Cromogue (p. 013-015)
  7. St Fintan's Well (p. 015-016)
  8. Danganroe (p. 017)
  9. Hazel Pit (p. 018)
  10. Old-Time Cures (p. 019-022)
  11. Cudda (p. 023-024)
  12. Churchtown (p. 025)
  13. Coolrain (p. 026)
  14. Witchcraft (p. 027-029)
  15. Castletown Mill (p. 030)
  16. Old-Time Cures (p. 031)
Origin information
Castletown, Co. Laois
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 826, p. 1-31)
Folklore--Ireland--Laois (Ireland)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CastletownBaile an ChaisleáinCastletownOfferlaneUpperwoodsLaois
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0826/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: Laois county schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <>
Supported by funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland), University College Dublin, and the National Folklore Foundation (Fondúireacht Bhéaloideas Éireann), 2014-2016.
Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014/2016 — Metadata created by Fiontar, Dublin City University, in collaboration with the National Folklore Collection UCD and UCD Library. Original Fiontar metadata converted into MODS by UCD Library.

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